Entries by Zipnosis Team

Zipnosis Launches Customizable Offering Aimed at Accelerating Personalized Virtual Care

A First for the Industry, ZipPlus Gives Health Systems the Flexibility to Build and Launch Nearly Any Virtual Care Service Minneapolis, MN – April 16th, 2019 — Zipnosis, a leading virtual care software company, today launched ZipPlus, a services and tech enablement program that creates a multi-year, integrated virtual care roadmap for health systems using […]

The Importance of “Soft” Value in Virtual Care ROI

Measuring return on investment – whether that comes from realized cost savings, direct revenue or long-term revenue – is important when building a business case for virtual care. If you want to get into that, we’ve got plenty of material for you (here, here and here). A lot of time is spent discussing hard numbers […]

5 Best Practices for Assembling a Virtual Care Steering Committee

Increasingly, health systems working to assemble high-functioning steering committees to guide their virtual care strategy and service, but overall the industry is lagging behind in creating the cross-functional teams needed to drive virtual care success. Part of what is holding health systems back may be the challenges surrounding identifying and assembling a virtual care steering […]

Can Effective Antibiotic Stewardship Co-Exist with Telemedicine?

Last week, JAMA Internal Medicine published a research letter from Kathryn A. Martinez, PHD, MPH, et al on the intersection of telemedicine, patient satisfaction and antibiotic prescribing practice. The study found that approximately 66% of patients who had video visits for respiratory tract infections (RTI) through a major telemedicine service received an antibiotic prescription. The […]

Medical University of South Carolina Helped Patients with Free Virtual Visits During Hurricane Florence

At Zipnosis, we talk a lot about clinical efficiency, quality, and reducing unnecessary visits to the ER for simple conditions. And these are all valuable outcomes of launching a virtual care platform. What is incredibly meaningful, however, is hearing how our customers deploy virtual care to help people in communities where there are particularly challenging […]

Texas eHealth Alliance Visits Zipnosis

On August 30, leadership from the Texas eHealth Alliance (TeHA) visited Zipnosis as part of their strategy to grow relationships with members and better understand the technology that’s being used in healthcare today. The meeting included a product demonstration, discussion of how Texas telemedicine policy has impacted Zipnosis customers, and TeHA’s continued focus on ensuring […]

Zipnosis Responds to CMS Request for Comment on Proposed Changes to the Physician Fee Schedule

Zipnosis has a long history of engaging with stakeholders on telemedicine regulation at both the state and Federal level. In July, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed 2019 physician fee schedule (PFS) rule. Among other things the proposed rule opens the door for greater, more consistent physician reimbursement for care […]

4 Ways Telemedicine is Changing Healthcare

The industry of telemedicine is at a tipping point, expanding far beyond interactions between physicians and patients into entirely new ways to deliver healthcare and practice medicine. In recognition of this phenomenon, Phoenix-based Banner Health, a trendsetter with a robust history employing this technology, will scrap the term telemedicine in the future and employ the expression virtual health. “For […]

Zipnosis quietly raises $3M for provider telemedicine tools

Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Zipnosis, which offers whitelabeled telemedicine tools to providers, quietly raised a $3 million funding round last week. The raise came from existing investors. The company’s last round, in January 2016, was supported by Safeguard Scientifics, Ascension Ventures, Fairview Health Services, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Arthur Ventures, Waterline Ventures and Omphalos Ventures. This brings the company’s […]

Zipnosis Raises $3 Million in Series B Funding to Support Continued Growth

Zipnosis, the leading virtual care software company, recently secured $3 million in Series B funding, which will be used to fuel continued organizational growth in areas including sales, product enhancements and customer support. “As an organization focused on sustainable, organic growth, we were very intentional about the size of our Series B,” said Zipnosis CEO, […]

Zipnosis Picks Up $3m In Fresh Capital

Minneapolis healthtech venture Zipnosis has raised $3m in new convertible capital investment according to CFO Eric Bosler. Zipnosis was established in 2008 by CEO Jon Pearce to offer economical online diagnosis and prescription services for minor health ailments, defining telehealth in the early days. While they started as a direct to consumer model and began scaling with that approach, the company shifted the […]

Online-care software company Zipnosis nabs $3 million

Zipnosis Inc., which makes the software that drives many health systems’ online-care programs, has closed on $3 million in equity financing. The Minneapolis-based company launched about a decade ago and initially developed an online-diagnosis service it pitched directly to consumers. The company later changed course and began marketing its software to health care providers, which […]

Online doctor’s visits now available to anyone in state

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – For a limited time, almost anybody in South Carolina can get one free, online medical visit to address almost 80 health issues included in a new program called MUSC Health Virtual Care, according to officials. To get the deal, which only applies to your first Virtual Care visit, use the promo […]

Healthcare digital transformation maps the new patient journey

But when technology works well, the core goals of healthcare digital transformation usually blossom and benefit patient care. Those goals include a move from paper and faxed records to electronic versions, such as patient bills; a streamlined process from diagnosis to admission, treatment and discharge; and an emphasis on healthier outcomes for patients. Although the […]

The Next Big Thing in Healthcare Isn’t “Tele” At All

Over the past ten years or so, telemedicine has taken off. A recent report says the telemedicine market will be worth $113.1 billion by 20251, and there are many similar reports predicting its global market value, surveys and studies compiling and analyzing provider and patient attitudes toward it, and countless articles discussing how telemedicine is […]

The Flip Side of ROI: Virtual Care and Cost Containment

The other day, I saw the Advisory Board released new research indicating that healthcare executives’ primary priority is cost containment, even over revenue growth. This focus shouldn’t surprise anyone remotely familiar with U.S. healthcare. Increasingly, health systems are being asked to do more with less – more patients, less staff; more innovation, less budget. Working […]

3 Reasons to Benchmark Your On-Demand Virtual Care Program

Healthcare in the U.S. is a rapidly-shifting, highly demanding industry. From the shift toward value-based care to the quadruple aim to the dense regulatory landscape, health systems are repeatedly faced with thorny issues and complex challenges. Healthcare organizations deploying virtual care meet similar objectives and obstacles, but are doing so without the body of data […]

Closing keynote will examine future of health care delivery systems in a digital world

Pharmacies and grocery stores aren’t just for picking up medications and ingredients anymore. Patients have been utilizing retail clinics and urgent care clinics to receive care for minor conditions because it’s convenient, said Kevin L. Smith, DNP, FNP, FAANP, Chief Medical Information Officer at Zipnosis, a virtual care technology company. The success of these health […]

Zipnosis Earns Surescripts® Certification to Strengthen Physician Workflows and Enhance Physician Experience

MINNEAPOLIS, June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Zipnosis, the leading provider of virtual care software solutions to health systems, today announced that its platform has been certified by Surescripts® to add Medication History services to its virtual care platform. As the nation’s leading health information network, Surescripts offers providers insight into real-time medication history validation and prescription access. With this […]

Zipnosis certified by Surescripts to add medication history to virtual care platform

Zipnosis, providers of virtual care software, has been certified by Surescripts to add medication history services to its virtual care platform. The certification allows providers to view real-time medication history validation and prescriptions from the updated provider workflow. Additionally, Zipnosis will provide extra safety features including medication interaction and allergy checking as well as prescribing precautions related to […]

Zipnosis adds medication history services to telehealth platform

Zipnosis physicians will be able to access Surescripts’ medication history services under a new certification, Zipnosis confirmed June 27. Surescripts, a health information network, supports e-prescription, or electronically transmitting prescriptions between healthcare organizations and pharmacies. Under the new certification, physicians using Zipnosis’ virtual care platform will be able to view a patient’s medication history information from pharmacy […]

The Virtual Care Reimbursement Parity Puzzle: What Everyone Should Know

In a 2015 survey of family physicians conducted by the AAFP’s Graham Center, family physicians cited education and reimbursement as the two leading barriers to telemedicine adoption by family physicians. Since that survey, not much has changed – particularly in the area of reimbursement parity.   Telemedicine reimbursement regulations remain complicated, complex and fragmented. And […]

Upcoming Webinar with MultiCare Health System

Join MultiCare Health System and Zipnosis for an exploration of how virtual care is impacting patient acquisition. Emily Yu, Director of Retail Clinics and Virtual Health, will share the results of a study that demonstrates virtual care’s utility as a patient acquisition channel. You will learn: Why patient acquisition is a useful success measure for […]

In-Depth: Four major telemedicine trends of 2018

Telemedicine continues to move from the peripheries of healthcare into the mainstream. Earlier this week, a national review of 145 telemedicine studies conducted by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Qualityconcluded that the technology likely improves access to care and has clinical benefits in acute and chronic care. This report also found less robust evidence that […]

Report: One-third of patients who used a hospital’s telehealth platform received in-person care at the facility within 1 year

Tacoma, Wash.-based MultiCare Health System succeeded in increasing patient acquisitions through its telehealth program, according to an analysis by the health system and its virtual care provider Zipnosis. MultiCare Health System and Zipnosis tapped healthcare analytics firm Carrot Health to conduct the study, which identified and followed 304 telehealth users who had not received in-person care at […]

Zipnosis Unveils Surgical Care Module to Help Save Time with Online Post-Operative Visits

Virtual care company Zipnosis, today announced the launch of Surgical Care, the latest platform expansion that allows patients to receive post-operative care from the comfort of their homes. This module represents a new direction for the overall platform, which still maintains a focus on episodic, urgent care conditions, and is the next step toward growing the solution to […]

How to Grow Market Share with Virtual Care

This past week, I was at the American Telemedicine Association’s annual conference, and one of the things I heard over and over was the growing need for health systems and providers to offer virtual care. But health systems are often in a difficult position when it comes to technology investments like virtual care. They need, […]

Zipnosis adds post-surgical care services to telehealth platform

Zipnosis expanded its telehealth platform with a module designed to connect patients to post-operative care services following orthopedic surgery, the virtual care company confirmed April 11. The surgical care module enables hospitals and surgery centers to transition select in-person post-operative visits to Zipnosis’ online platform. As part of a post-operative care plan, a hospital or surgery center […]

New Research Demonstrates Virtual Care’s Impact on Patient Acquisition, Return on Investment

MINNEAPOLIS, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Zipnosis, a leading virtual care company, and Washington-based MultiCare Health System today announced study results showing increased patient acquisition through virtual care. The virtual care platform studied was MultiCare Virtual Care, an online diagnosis and treatment service for common conditions powered by Zipnosis that connects patients in Washington with local MultiCare providers. The purpose of […]

Zipnosis Launches Surgical Care Module to Help Save Time with Online Post-Operative Visits

MINNEAPOLIS, April 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Zipnosis, a leading virtual care company, today announced the launch of Surgical Care, the latest platform expansion that allows patients to receive post-operative care from the comfort of their homes. This module represents a new direction for the overall platform, which still maintains a focus on episodic, urgent care conditions, and is […]

AAFP, Zipnosis partner to develop telehealth platform for family physicians

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has announced a partnership with Zipnosis, providers of virtual care technology, to provide AAFP’s 129,000 members and their patients with a comprehensive virtual care platform. Following a 2017 AAFP member survey that showcased an increased demand for virtual care services, the partnership aims to develop a platform addressing the need […]

AAFP & Zipnosis Partner to Bring Virtual Care to Family Physicians Nationwide

Today, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and Zipnosis announced a strategic partnership to provide a virtual care platform to the AAFP’s 129,000 members and their patients. With the virtual care platform’s online diagnosis and treatment solution with the option of video, AAFP members now can offer their patients convenient access to care by connecting them virtually with their family […]

American Academy of Family Physicians partners with Zipnosis for telemedicine platform

The American Academy of Family Physicians and virtual care technology vendor Zipnosis are embarking on a partnership that will offer a virtual healthcare platform to AAFP’s 129,000 members. The telemedicine tech provides an online diagnosis and treatment system that would enable AAFP members to offer their patients easy access to care by connecting them virtually […]

AAFP connects members with telehealth platform under new pilot program: 4 things to know

The American Academy of Family Physicians plans to roll out a telehealth service to its 129,000 members in late 2018. Here are four things to know about the telehealth service: 1. The AAFP will offer the telehealth platform through a partnership with Zipnosis, a provider of virtual healthcare technology. On the telehealth platform, AAFP members will be […]

Zipnosis Branches Into Family Medicine

The American Academy of Family Physicians is offering Zipnosis, an online telemedicine video chat and messaging platform, to its 129,000 members and their patients. Zipnosis is unrolling the service initially to a small group of physicians so the company can assess what kind of set-up support those practices need, Becki Hafner-Fogarty of Zipnosis told Morning […]

American Academy of Family Physicians picks Zipnosis in its first telemedicine collaboration

Zipnosis has agreed to its first collaboration with medical society the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP has been working with the company to develop an onboarding site for small and medium-sized family physician practices and plans to offer the platform to members later this year after an initial pilot. In a phone interview with Steven Waldren, director of the AAFP’s Alliance […]

Allina Health Expands Online Care Offerings

Allina Health, a Minneapolis-based, 12-hospital health system, recently announced the launch of Allina Health Everyday Online, an update to the health system’s online diagnosis and treatment service. Allina Health has partnered with virtual care company Zipnosis to expand and update its online care offerings to make online visits available to new patients as well as […]

Allina Health Partners With Zipnosis To Expand And Update Online Care Offering

MINNEAPOLIS, March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Allina Health recently announced the launch of Allina Health Everyday Online, an update to their online diagnosis and treatment service, powered by technology from leading virtual care company Zipnosis. Allina Health Everyday Online complements Allina Health’s Everyday service line, focused on bringing convenient access to patients throughout Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. “Since we already had […]

Methodist Chooses Asynchronous For Direct-to-Consumer Telehealth

February 21, 2018 – When Methodist Family Health Centers launched an asynchronous consumer-facing telehealth platform at the beginning of this year, they were more than happy to skip the video. “It’s better for everyone,” says George Williams, MD, President of the Methodist Medical Group and Senior Vice President of the Methodist Health System, with which the 150-provider MFHC is […]

Q&A: Zipnosis CEO Jon Pearce on why telemedicine is dead, how he wins big customers

Jon Pearce is CEO and co-founder of digital health company Zipnosis Inc., which makes software that drives the online-care programs offered by many large health systems around the country. Pearce launched the business a decade ago and it now counts most of the Twin Cities’ major care providers among its customers. Minneapolis-based Zipnosis closed on $17 million in […]

American Academy of Family Physicians, Zipnosis Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Virtual Care Solution for Family Physicians

April 3, 2018 – Leawood, KS and Minneapolis, MN – The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and virtual care technology leader Zipnosis today announced a strategic partnership to provide a virtual health care platform to the AAFP’s 129,000 members and their patients. The virtual care platform provides an online diagnosis and treatment solution that […]

Happy National Doctor’s Day!

National Doctor’s Day is this Friday, and we want to take the opportunity to recognize all the healthcare providers who are using the Zipnosis platform to deliver high-quality care to patients across the country – from New York to California and from Minnesota to Dallas Texas. We are fortunate to work with clinical leaders and […]

Zipnosis Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification Demonstrating Effective Security Controls for Patient Data Protection

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Zipnosis, a leading virtual care company, today announced that Zipnosis’ application and workstations have earned CSF Certified status for information security by HITRUST. Through this certification, Zipnosis’ platform underwent rigorous testing to ensure it meets healthcare industry-defined requirements to appropriately manage risk to sensitive, private health information and protect health systems’ patient […]

The Virtual Care Insider: New Features for 2018

It’s hard to believe, but we’re exactly 2 months in to 2018. At Zipnosis we have a lot of big things coming for the year, so keep your eyes peeled, and Virtual Care Insider is no exception! Coming in 2018 you’ll see new features, new authors, and new topics, as well as the insights and […]

Zipnosis Appoints Dr. Lisa Ide as New Chief Medical Officer

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Zipnosis, a virtual care technology leader, today announced Dr. Lisa Ide as the company’s new chief medical officer. Dr. Ide succeeds Dr. Rebecca Hafner-Fogarty, who will continue to serve as Senior Vice President of Policy and Strategy. Dr. Ide joined Zipnosis in 2016 as the company’s Medical Director – a role in which she touched […]

HIMSS18 Connected Health Experience to feature AI, voice assistants and more

A wide range of innovations from HHS’ BlueButton API to Zipnosis will be demonstrating cutting-edge products. The Personal Connected Health Alliance’s Connected Health Experience at HIMSS18 will feature a series of presentations and demonstrations of the latest connected health innovations. But this year the range of subjects will be even wider. “There’s some similarities and […]

10 Best Tech Startups in Minneapolis

The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In doing our research, we considered several factors including but not limited to: Revenue potential Leadership team Brand/product traction Competitive landscape Additionally, all companies must be independent (un-acquired), privately owned, at most 10 years old, and have received at least one round […]

Zipnosis Moves Telemedicine Away from Video, Toward Providers

Via MobiHealth News: Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Zipnosis is bucking traditional telemedicine wisdom in two ways. One, the company has always worked to deliver telemedicine services to patients by working with their existing provider. Two, they are moving away from video visit as the default for telemedicine. “I always looked at phone and video as more of […]

Zipnosis Launches Patient Outreach Feature to Help Health Systems Drive Patient Acquisition

February 23, 2018 – Minneapolis, MN – Furthering its mission to enhance innovative access to mainstream medicine, Zipnosis, a leading virtual care company, today announced the release of Patient Outreach, a new product feature that combines technology and workflow to enable health systems to better connect patient care online and in-person. Patient Outreach works in […]

The Virtual Care Reimbursement Conundrum

Excerpted from remarks by Dr. Hafner-Fogarty at the C-Tel conference, December 1, 2017 Virtual care holds enormous potential to transform the healthcare landscape. Since you are here, you most likely agree that virtual care (and telemedicine) can be of great benefit for patients, providers, and health systems. In today’s digitally focused landscape, virtual care is […]

Trend Watch: Virtual Care as an Employee Benefit

There’s a new trend in employee benefits: offering a virtual care service. And, employers are embracing these additional health benefits. A study by the National Business Group on Health found that 96% of employers plan to make virtual care services available in states where the regulatory environment allows it by the end of 2018. Which […]

Doctors using virtual care visits to treat flu patients

DALLAS – Hospitals are feeling the strain as people with the flu pack into waiting rooms and clinics. But some North Texas doctors are taking advantage of a new technology to make a diagnosis without the sick person ever leaving their home. When Dr. Akanksha Kumar with Methodist Health isn’t seeing patients face to face with […]

Digital health trends and predictions for 2018, part 2

Last week, we published part 1 of our digital health trends and predictions piece, covering big picture trends like vertical integration and healthcare consumerization, as well as some of the buzzy tech trends of voice, AI, and blockchain. This week, with the help of a range of expert stakeholders, we’re zooming in on four specific […]

The future of health care is looking virtual

Health care in the U.S. is in a state of flux, with policymakers, insurers, health systems and individual providers all trying to address the difficulties presented by an aging population, growing physician shortage and rising health care costs. Health care organizations now need to be strategic and innovative to make health care in the U.S. […]

Mission Health’s virtual care success lies in EHR, telehealth integrated workflow

Since it launched its virtual care telemedicine program in October 2016, Mission Health in Asheville, North Carolina, has completed 1,200 patient visits. In November 2017, the provider organization saw its highest overall use with 178 total visits; 155 of those were treated via its Mission Virtual Clinic program and 23 were triaged out for additional […]

With consumerism in mind, Methodist Family Health debuts new telehealth service

The trend toward healthcare consumerism increasingly is at the forefront of health system decisions. In growing numbers, patients are making healthcare choices based on the ability of providers to bring value in the form of access and experience. This patient-focused mindset is at the heart of Methodist Medical Group’s strategic direction, and a key factor […]

Methodist Family Health Centers Launches Virtual Care Service

Methodist Family Health Centers, a part of Methodist Medical Group and affiliate of Methodist Health System, today announced the launch of Methodist NOW – an online diagnosis and treatment service that enables patients to receive convenient access to care by connecting them virtually with trusted Methodist Family Health Center providers.  Methodist NOW is powered by Zipnosis, […]

Methodist Family Health Centers Launches Virtual Care to Improve Patient Access

DALLAS, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Methodist Family Health Centers, a part of Methodist Medical Group and affiliate of Methodist Health System, today announced the launch of Methodist NOW – an online diagnosis and treatment service that enables patients to receive convenient access to care by connecting them virtually with trusted Methodist Family Health Center providers. Methodist NOW […]

The Virtual Care Reimbursement Conundrum: Overcoming the Final Obstacle to Provider Adoption

Excerpted from remarks by Dr. Hafner-Fogarty at the C-Tel conference, December 1, 2017 Virtual care holds enormous potential to transform the healthcare landscape. Since you are here, you most likely agree that virtual care (and telemedicine) can be of great benefit for patients, providers, and health systems. In today’s digitally focused landscape, virtual care is […]

Digital Evolution: From telemedicine to virtual care

I am a big fan of 80’s movies – Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Sixteen Candles, National Lampoon’s Vacation, and of course, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. One of the things that fascinate me about these movies is how anachronistic the technology is. Even in science fiction movies like Tron or Weird Science, the technology looks stodgy and clunky compared to what we’ve […]

Innovators in Health & Wellness

We celebrate the top Health and Wellness leaders of 2017 Longtime readers of Minnesota Business will note a change in this year’s awards in the health sector. We’ve transitioned from our previous concept of “Leaders in Health Care,” to honoring innovators in both health and wellness. In 2017, innovation is the coin of the realm. […]

Is a Medical Virtualist Specialty Necessary? Probably Not.

A few days ago, an opinion piece in JAMA came to my attention. In it, Drs. Nochomovitz and Sharma called for a new medical specialty to be recognized: the medical virtualist. As someone with a lot of experience in healthcare – years as a family physician, three terms on the MN State Board of Medical […]

What Does Access Really Mean?

Working closely with our customers, I hear over and over that patient access is a key strategy and reason for launching virtual care. Taking a cue from our health system customers, we talk a lot about virtual care’s ability to expand and facilitate access to care. But what does that really mean? Who benefits from […]

Virtual Care: The Missing Ingredient to Your Digital Health Strategy

Technology is driving the future of care delivery, and it is important for the healthcare industry to stay current with these innovative solutions—so critical, in fact, that it can affect a health system’s organizational success. Faced with the rising tide of consumerism in patient populations, the increasing competition from traditional and non-traditional healthcare companies, and […]

Healthcare Regulation: Virtual Care Goes to Washington

Healthcare regulation: It’s a challenging, complex, and fascinating thing. And it becomes even more so when new technologies like virtual care are added to the equation. We all know that technology moves at the speed of light – after all, people are now entering the workforce who never lived in a world without the internet. […]

Cool Offices: Zipnosis expands to new space in T3 building

Over the past eight years since its inception, virtual-care company Zipnosis has continuously expanded, prompting a search for a larger and more accommodating space. Executives found it in the T3 office building, a new take on a vintage warehouse designed by Hines. Located in Minneapolis’ North Loop neighborhood, Zipnosis moved into T3 in April 2017. Perkins+Will designed the […]

Healthcare’s “Three Amigos” and digital health adoption

Martin Short, Chevy Chase and Steve Martin are not the only three amigos. During the keynote presentation at MedCity INVEST Twin Cities on October 12, Zipnosis cofounder and CEO Jon Pearce compared the characters from the 1986 film Three Amigos to three players in the healthcare space: the patient, the provider and the payer. Satisfying all the parties is undeniably difficult, particularly […]

Telehealth, mHealth Studies Show the Value of Proper Preparation

September 08, 2017 – A recent study found that a mobile health platform can cause an increase in office visits and a decrease in new business. Now telehealth advocates are saying that study could actually help the industry. Conducted by researchers at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Pennsylvania, the five-year study found that a health clinic’s […]

Highlights from the Zipnosis Customer Summit

Last week marked our 3rd annual Zipnosis Customer Summit. More than 20 representatives from 11  health systems joined us in Minneapolis to network, learn, and celebrate the accomplishments from the past year. This was my first Customer Summit, and I was thrilled by the spirit of partnership and excitement our customers brought to the event. […]

Meet Cold & Flu Season Head on with Virtual Care

Summer is slowly ending in the Northern hemisphere, meaning short, crisp days, bright foliage and bonfires. These signs of the season also presage something less pleasant: cold and flu season. There’s good news though – launching virtual care now can help you more effectively manage increased volume, curtail waiting room infection, and maximize the opportunity […]

Vanguard Medical Group Partners with Zipnosis to Improve Patient Access by Launching Virtual Care

September 6, 2017 – Fairfield, NJ – Vanguard Medical Group (Vanguard) today announced the launch of Vanguard eCare, an online diagnosis and treatment service that gives patients convenient access to care by connecting them virtually with trusted Vanguard healthcare providers. Available to Vanguard patients, Vanguard eCare is powered by Zipnosis, the first virtual care company […]

A Baker’s Dozen: 13 Considerations for Selecting a Virtual Care Partner

As the healthcare industry evolves, health systems are increasingly using online care delivery to help meet the changing needs of healthcare consumers. But choosing a virtual care partner can be challenging. How do you know you’re making the right choice for your health system? While there’s no silver bullet, our experience partnering with health systems […]

Zipnosis Forming Advisory Council

Zipnosis, a virtual care company has formed the Clinical Quality Advisory Council (CQAC), a collection of healthcare leaders to provide clinical and strategic guidance to the virtual care industry. As healthcare delivery models shift to improve efficiency while maintaining high-quality standards of care it is important to ensure that clinical guidelines for virtual care are […]